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Ideas to improve Illinois wiki pages

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Using the Illinois wiki pages...
- Was there something you could not find?
- What will make the information clearer?
- Did you see something that needs to be added or updated?

Please post your ideas and suggestions below:

  • The Illinois Migration page needs a brief intro, and a map or two. It could use an explanation of how knowing these migration routes could help with a person's research. AdkinsWH 17:04, 1 May 2014 (UTC)

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  • To Do: Go through Wikipedia for each town listed below to determine if it is a county seat. If not, remove it from the list. County seats, however, need some information added to the wiki. Follow the red links below to create a requested page:

Maintain existing pages

Some examples might be checking for broken links or adding categories to pages.

  • Adding Categories
  • Repair Broken Links
  • Add information to your county and/or city pages.
  • Prepare county histories - county section of each state.
  • Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.
  • Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. and Canada.

Check and fix broken links

Counties

  • Link to online county and town histories. They often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.

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